What is the OdySea in the Desert?
OdySea in the Desert is a one-of-a-kind entertainment destination that features 4 world-class, animal attractions including OdySea Aquarium, Butterfly Wonderland, Pangea Land of the Dinosaurs and Dolphinaris in addition to 20 dining, shopping, and amusement venues. It all surrounds a bustling courtyard which offers a variety of live entertainment throughout the year. Now open, visit BODIES REVEALED, a limited time traveling exhibit, where visitors of all ages explore the human body’s inner beauty in educational and awe-inspiring ways. Parking is free and there is no admission required to enter OdySea in the Desert.
What are the major attractions at OdySea in the Desert?
Anchoring the destination are 5 major attractions.
OdySea Aquarium, the newest aquarium in the country, features 67 exhibits, 6,000 animals, and 370 species, with highly engaging presentations of aquatic life like no other in the industry, including the SeaTREK® underwater ocean walking and the world’s only revolving exhibit, The OdySea Voyager.
Butterfly Wonderland is the largest butterfly conservatory in America. It features an indoor conservatory where thousands of butterflies fly amongst botanical glass art pieces called Glass in the Garden. Exhibitions include a Butterfly Emergence Gallery, 3D movie theater, Rainforest Reptiles, Spineless Giants, Café, and gift shop and cafe.
Dolphinaris Arizona allows visitors to interact with dolphins, learn about this amazing species, and support ocean conservation efforts. A swim with the dolphin experience, Dolphinaris hopes to amaze, educate, and empower guests, encouraging them to become stewards of the oceans and its inhabitants.
Pangaea Land of the Dinosaurs is an indoor interactive exhibit and educational center located at OdySea in the Desert. Complete with more than 80 life-sized animatronic dinosaurs that roam through exhibits and true-to-life recreations of prehistoric habitats, Pangaea is designed to transport guests back to the age of the dinosaurs.
Fascinating + Real. BODIES REVEALED is a must-see during its limited time at OdySea in the Desert in Scottsdale. This striking Exhibition provides an intimate and informative view into the human body. Using an innovative preservation process, the Exhibition allows you to see and celebrate your body's inner beauty in ways you never dreamed possible. Over 200 actual human bodies and specimens, meticulously dissected and respectfully displayed, offer an unprecedented and wholly unique look into your amazing body.
Can I buy a combo ticket for multiple attractions?
Yes, you can buy combo tickets for OdySea Aquarium, Butterfly Wonderland, BODIES REVELAED and OdySea Mirror Maze either on-line or at the ticket window.
Where do I Park and is there a charge to park?
Parking surrounds the complex and is complimentary at OdySea in the Desert. Parking is limited so please allow extra time to park your vehicle. Valet parking is on select, peak days.
Do I need a ticket to enter the OdySea in the Desert entertainment destination?
Good news! It’s free of charge to enter the destination. You can enjoy all of the shops, restaurants, and outdoor entertainment in and around the Center Courtyard.
What are the operating hours at the entertainment destination?
Please refer to each business as individual hours are subject to change.
Are there public restrooms?
Yes, there are men’s and women’s restrooms available on the first floor both on North and South sides of the Courtyard. Restrooms within the attractions are for paying guests.
I want to perform at OdySea in the Desert. Who do I contact?
Do you have the chops to entertain thousands of on-lookers? Great! We want to hear from you….
Contact the OdySea in the Desert at the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org).
I would like to work or volunteer at OdySea in the Desert. How do I apply?
If you are interested in working or volunteering at one of the major attractions onsite, please contact them directly. You can visit their websites for information.
What items are prohibited in the Aquarium?
Restrictions include, but are not limited to, the items listed below:
• Weapons of any kind or objects that appear to be weapons including firearms, ammunition, fireworks, water grenades (metal or plastic), or knives.
• Alcoholic beverages.
• Recreational devices with wheels, such as Segways, skateboards, hoverboards, balance boards, scooters, inline skates, or shoes with built-in wheels.
• Any other items that the OdySea in the Desert determines may be suspicious, harmful, unsafe, or disruptive.